NOMA 4 Angel Square External View

Contractor appointed for 4 Angel Square

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Sarah Townsend

Construction services firm Bowmer + Kirkland plans to start work in the coming weeks on the latest building for the 20-acre Noma regeneration scheme in Manchester, a 200,000 sq ft office block, after signing a build contract this week.

Oxygen Tops Out

PAG’s £85m Oxygen tops out

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Sarah Townsend

The cluster of three residential towers at Manchester’s Store Street has topped out and main contractor Russell WBHO – previously known as Russells Construction – targets full completion next year.

New Victoria Muse Resi

August start for Muse at Victoria

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Contractor Vinci will begin work on site next month on New Victoria, the £185m scheme being delivered by Muse Developments in partnership with Network Rail and Manchester City Council, following the agreement of funding and contractor deals.

Blade And Cylinder

Renaker, Vita, Downing schemes poised for sign off

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Dan Whelan

Renaker’s 52-storey Crown Street towers next to Deansgate Square, the final phase of Waterside Places’ Islington Wharf, Downing’s 2,240-bed co-living cluster and Vita's Water Street skyscrapers are tipped for approval at Manchester City Council's first virtual meeting of the full planning committee. 

MMU Sports Building Exterior Oxford Road

MMU sports building kicks off

Sarah Townsend

Work has started this week on Manchester Metropolitan University’s Institute of Sport facility, designed by architecture firm BDP.

RHS Bridgewater Visitor Centre

RSK buys engineering firm RoC

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Dan Whelan

Multidisciplinary firm RSK Group has bought Manchester-based civil and structural engineer RoC Consulting, its sixth acquisition in 2020. 

CITYLABS 2.0 PC 2

Citylabs 2.0 nears completion

Main contractor Sir Robert McAlpine has reached practical completion on the £25m and 92,000 sq ft Manchester development, to be occupied in full by life sciences firm Qiagen.

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